2025 Apprenticeship - Electrical / Instrumentation

Job Description

2025 Apprenticeship - Electrical / Instrumentation: 

Are you ready to ignite your career in electrical and instrumentation? Join Queensland Alumina Limited (QAL) and step into a world of endless possibilities. Your journey to success begins here!


About the role:

We’re actively seeking passionate and driven first-year applicants to join our 2025 Apprenticeship Program. 


During this five-year apprenticeship, you'll receive hands-on training and mentorship from QAL’s experienced workforce, training in our state-of-the-art training facility, diverse working conditions, enrollment in Certificate III in Electrotechnology and Instrumentation, and upon successful completion, a globally recognised qualification in your chosen trade. 


About You:

These opportunities are available for enthusiastic and motivated individuals wanting to obtain a trade and embark on a career within one of the biggest employers in Gladstone and largest alumina refineries in Australia!

We are eager to engage with people from a diverse range of backgrounds who have a genuine interest in their chosen trade. We are looking for adaptable, positive people that are open to exploring the world of alumina whilst learning something they have a passion for.


What QAL can offer you:

  • Hands-on experience in a leading alumina refinery
  • Nationally accredited trade certificate in your chosen field including Certificate III in Electrotechnology and Instrumentation enrolment
  • Mentorship from experienced professionals
  • Skills & experience for a career in Electrical/Instrumentation work
  • Working in a team as part of a collaborative & supportive workplace
  • Competitive pay with access to employee benefits including Yaralla Lifestyle Package, Subsidised private health cover 


Minimum Essential Requirements:

  • Passed Year 12 with passes in General Mathematics/Maths Standard 1, English and Physics.


The ideal candidate we are seeking will:

  • Demonstrate interest in their chosen trade through work experience and/or hobbies and interests
  • A strong commitment to health & safety, environmental responsibility, and sustainable development
  • Have a strong desire to learn and develop a range of new skills associated with their chosen trade, with the ability to manage work and study commitments.
  • Be motivated to achieve individual and team goals and objectives with a willingness to actively contribute to attain results.


Key Recruitment Dates:

  • Applications Close: 14 July 2024 
  • Assessment Day: 6 August - 9 August 2024
  • Interview: 12 August -15 August 2024
  • Aptitude Testing: 12 August -18 August 2024
  • Pre-employment Medicals: 26 August – 6 Sept 2024
  • Start Date:  January 2025


Join us in Gladstone:

Located in central Queensland, Gladstone offers a vibrant coastal lifestyle with access to education, entertainment, shopping, and medical facilities. Discover the beauty of the Southern Great Barrier Reef and embrace the seaside change!



About QAL

QAL is a global leader in alumina refining, prioritising employee engagement, innovative technology, and excellence in project execution. Our unwavering commitment to safety, quality, and environmental standards sets us apart in the industry.


Creating an inclusive and diverse workforce 

At QAL, we foster an inclusive environment where every individual is valued and respected. We believe in hearing all voices, honouring diverse cultures, and embracing varied perspectives as crucial to our success.

Regardless of differences in race, gender, nationality, religion, age, sexual orientation, or any other aspect, we treat each other with fairness and dignity. We actively encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples, women, the LGBTQIA+ community, mature workers, individuals with disabilities, and those from diverse cultural backgrounds.

Visit our website to learn more and submit your application today. We welcome applicants from all backgrounds and walks of life. Your future awaits at QAL!